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RIM working on fast-chipped, HSDPA BlackBerry?

updated 12:15 pm EDT, Wed October 3, 2007

RIM BlackBerry 9000?

Canada's Research in Motion is rumored to be working on a new BlackBerry which would combine several advancements into the same phone. Most prominent among these is the addition of "true" 3G broadband, in the form of HSDPA, which typically supports speeds up to 3.6Mbps. By contrast, the recently-launched Pearl 8130 (pictured) is limited to speeds of 2.4Mbps and lower. The other major advancement is a switch to a 600MHz processor, which is substantially faster than the chips in most cellphones, which average between 200 and 400MHz. This should eliminate any interface lag.

Lastly, RIM is said to be developing a new Backup/Restore option, which would copy all essential files to an inserted memory card. Speculation posits that the phone would mark an entry into a 9000 series, but that a launch before 2008 is unlikely. [via Boy Genius Report]



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